When exactly did journalism and accuracy part company? My father is a journalist. He’s been producing watertight news stories with his signature dash of wit for nearly 50 years. I have always been proud of this. To me, his profession conjures up adventure on the front lines, buzzing newsrooms, and, most of all, exacting personal ...

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“Nothing is more important than reconnecting with your bliss. Nothing is as rich. Nothing is more real.” – Deepak Chopra You said it, Deepak. These days, I’m prioritising bliss. Because now that I know how to find it, why wouldn’t I? My idea of bliss is sitting in the grass with my sweet little family ...

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It’s true, being vegan can be tricky at times. Not so much because of what you can and can’t eat, nor even because of the challenge of finding shoes that are cruelty-free, chic and comfortable. (We’ve kind of solved those things.) The trickiness lies in knowing how to react to unsolicited and clumsy ‘counsel’. I am ...

The postpartum period has been both magical and difficult for me. Filled to the brim with love for my baby, the days have drifted by in a haze of cuddles and kisses. But it’s also been hard to come to terms with a body that’s pretty well unrecognisable. With a floppy tummy, cellulite, sudden lack ...

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Only two weeks to go till baby Magnifique makes his appearance! And I wouldn’t be surprised if he comes out green, since green smoothies have been my bestest friend all through my pregnancy. Why’s that then? For the fibre! This has been my daily weapon of choice against the dreaded pregnancy constipation. And it truly works. ...

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Ann and I have been asked about vitamin B12 a lot recently. It’s the first thing people tell you to watch out for when you say you’re a vegan. But – newsflash – B12 isn’t actually inherent in meat, nor in dairy. It comes from the soil. So for an animal product to contain vitamin ...

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Welcome to our brand new video series, ‘Questions with Ann and Chloe’. We’ve started asking around for readers’ burning questions. The best part about having a blog is being able to help others by sharing pertinent information. So we want to know what you want to know! Please feel free to leave any questions you may have on any ...

You’ve probably heard of sprouting as a magically health-giving practice. But perhaps you’ve been put off by the thought of endless soaking and waiting around before you can just darn well eat. And maybe the fear of catching some sort of virus from sprouts-gone-wrong has crossed your mind. Never fear! Sprouting is easy and so beneficial that it deserves ...

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